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Silsbee, Texas

Silsbee was established in 1894 by John Henry Kirby as a sawmill town. Today it is the home of the Louisiana-Pacific Corporation. Silsbee is the largest city and principal commercial center in Hardin County.

The Silsbee Little Theater is one of best-known amateur theaters in Southeast Texas. Excellent city parks include tennis and basketball courts, picnic areas and playgrounds. Excellent hunting and fishing is also available in the immediate area.

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Roy E. Larsen Sandyland Sanctuary

A Texas Nature Conservancy Preserve of 2,138

Silsbee, TX Nature Preserves

Big Thicket Canoe Trips

Located on Village Creek in the heart of the Big Thicket, you can take a short trip of three to four hours, or two to three days in this national preserve. Reservations recommended. At 1430 U.S. 96

Silsbee, TX Canoeing


Silsbee Country Club

Course Access: Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Silsbee, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Silsbee, TX

Jefferson Historical Society Museum

Four floors of articles, documents and antiques from bygone era. Mementos of pioneer days, early steamboat commerce, and ante...

Oak Lawn Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Stephen F. Austin Mast Arboretum

Started in 1985, this was the first arboretum at a university in Texas. Special features include an 11-acre arboretum of rare...

Pinecrest Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Lake Bob Sandlin Camping

Lake Bob Sandlin has 6 areas where there is a variety of camping. A: Public Ramp 1 B: Barefoot ...